Genital Powder and Ovarian Cancer Risk: No Significant Link

‚ÄčIn recent years, a number of lawsuits have highlighted concerns regarding a possible link between ovarian cancer risk and the use of talc-containing cosmetic powders in the genital area. However, a large pooled analysis now published in JAMA reports no statistically significant association between genital powder use and ovarian cancer. The potential connection between genital powder use and ovarian cancer risk was first investigated because of the relationship between talcum powder and asbestos...
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Hair Dye, Straighteners Increase Breast Cancer Risk

Investigators at the National Institutes of Health recently discovered that women who use permanent hair dye and chemical straighteners are at a higher risk for developing breast cancer compared to those who don't use these products. "Researchers have been studying the possible link between hair dye and cancer for a long time, but results have been inconsistent," commented one of the study authors, Alexandra White, PhD, and head of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NI...
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